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Things To Do In Barcelona This Halloween

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay It’s almost Halloween time and you’re finding yourself far from your traditional trick-or-treating grounds. This is foreign territory – fun territory – but you are informed by the distinct lack of pumpkin spice in the air that this isn’t Kansas. Heck, it isn’t even Canberra, but Catalunya, and with All Hallows just around the corner we figured it’d be

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The Chosen One Does: San Vino Aka The Wine Fight

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay David “Duey” Spargo was 2018’s Chosen One, a lucky deserving Stokie who won the Most Ordinary Extraordinary Job In The World competition and found himself enjoying an entire summer of Stoke Travel. Here he introduces himself and the San Vino Wine Fight festival. If you like what you hear and want to have his babies, follow him @the_social_traveller All about

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Things To Do This New Years Eve In London

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay Get out of there no matter what! New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited. This is the best night of the year, never, ever a let down. Not even once has NYE been a disappointment. We’re based in Barcelona, but so many of us will be in London this New Year’s Eve

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Freshers Week 2018: How to Survive It

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay I am a survivor. I am strong. I kept my head held high during the hardest of times. Well, not when I was throwing up the countless £1 Jaeger Bombs. Anyway, you are reading this because you are about to sign off your liver and plan its own funeral. Or you’re curious as to how it is possible to

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The Chosen One Does: San Sebastian Surf Camp

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay Every year Stoke Travel chooses a Chosen One, a lucky legend who travels with us all summer long with the mission to simply have as much fun as possible, help out where needed, and document their adventures for us. This year the Chosen One was David “Duey” Spargo, a young Australian traveller who is based in London and who

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Stoke Travel Promises An Uncommon Autumn

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay Say sayonara to summer’s shenanigans in style It doesn’t matter if you call the season autumn or fall, all that matters is that it starts in Europe on Sunday September 23rd. That’s the day that we officially say goodbye to summer, when nights are longer than days, and we can guarantee that walking around town covered only by a

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What to Expect at Stoketoberfest: an Interview with Stoke’s Festival Designer

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay We’re here with Josh, who’s lord of design and image here at Stoke Travel.  What does that mean, Josh, can you tell us a bit about what you do at Stoke? I always like to say that my job at Stoke Travel is a mix between painting porn and dancing in cages. The latter is more a personal release

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Handy German Phrases For Oktoberfest

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay We’re gonna need more than ein stein, Einstein. Oktoberfest is fast approaching and all things Germanic are on our minds again. It’s easy for us to slip into the German way of treating beer like water – particularly when the beer has supposed hangover-dodging properties, we have a culinary hit list just waiting to expand our waistlines, and we

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Do Oktoberfest Beers Give You Less Of A Hangover?

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay Oktoberfest is almost upon us, and with it the season that we again start hearing things about the “purity laws” relating to German beers. The purity laws are often wheeled out as the reason why an Oktoberfest hangover is less intense than a regular hangover, when the level of drunkenness the night before is considered, because less impurities in

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Six Things You Have To Eat At Oktoberfest

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay Something for your face in between brewskis The world’s biggest beer festival is coming up, and the world’s wildest travel company plans on breaking even more beer drinking records. But Oktoberfest isn’t only about the beer, despite it being delicious and strong. We’re also about the tradition, the outfits, the oompah bands, the funfair and, especially, the food. So

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